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What is causing the problem


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What is causing the problem

  1. 1. 1. What is causing the problem?Global warming will increase the frequency or intensity of many kinds of extremeweather. 2. Which parts of the world is it affecting?Asia - Bangladesh and India have heavily populated low lying land. Rising sea levelsand increase in rainfall due to global warming an increasing problem.Africa - Increasing drought in an already food short continent.Australia - Hotter conditions are fueling massive bush fires that are occurring morefrequently.Pacific and Indonesia - Recent earthquakes have caused a major disaster in Indonesiaand Samoa is still mourning the after effects of a tsunami, as a result of an offshoreearthquake. Rising sea levels also threaten some islands in the pacific. Predicted to becompletely under water in the future are Kiribati, Tuvalu and Marshall Islands.Europe - Yearly flooding is now the norm when snow in the alpines melts. Greece andPortugal are regularly experiencing wildfires during summer heat waves.Latin America - The Amazon, already threatened by encroaching development is alsothreatened by increasingly dry weather.North America - Hurricane Katrina is the worst experienced so far due to rising sealevels and a massive storm surge. The threat from hurricanes is now a yearlyoccurrence. Bush fires in California have claimed many lives and rising sea levels isalso a problem. 3. Are there any statistics about it?